Commonwealth Numbered Regulations - Explanatory Statements

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Statutory Rules 1996 No. 300

Issued by the Authority of the Minister for Sport, Territories and Local Government

Cocos (Keeling) Islands Act 1955

Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Courts) Regulations (Amendment)

The amendment to the Regulations corrects the citation of an Act, and includes an additional court and four additional court offices.

Details of the Regulations are as follows:

Subregulation 1.1 provides that the Christmas Island (Courts) Regulations are amended as set out in the Regulations.

Regulation 2 amends Regulation 4.

Subregulation 2.1 amends paragraph 4(f) by omitting "Local Government Act 1960" and substituting "Local Government Act 1995". The latter Act has repealed and replaced the former.

Subregulation 2.2 adds paragraph (I) to include a warden's court established under the Mining Act 1978 of Western Australia.

Regulation 3 amends Regulation 5.

Subregulation 3.1 adds the following court offices of Western Australia:

(i)        the office of member of the Children's Court of Western Australia established under the Children's Court of Western Australia Act 1988 of Western Australia;

(j)        a Justice of the Peace appointed under the Justices Act 1902 of Western Australia;

(k)        a warden of mines appointed under the Mining Act 1978 of Western Australia;

(1)        the State Coroner appointed under the Coroners Act 1996 of Western Australia.

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